Cartographic databases

  • Sanno College
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 80)


A logical view of the cartographic information based on the Polygonal Subdivision is studied. A multi-purpose map is represented by a collection of several database relations related to each other. Some of them are entity relations expressing geographic entities, and others are relationship relations expressing various types of incidences among entities. Elementary data manipulation operations on the cartographic databases are studied, and implementation of geographic information systems is discussed.


Line Segment Road Segment Database Management System Geographic Information System Relationship Relation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanno College
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  1. 1.Department of Management and InformationIsehara, KanagawaJapan

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